Stanford basketball coach Mike Montgomery will be glad to hear that. Keefe led the Cardinal in scoring and rebounding last year. He was cut last summer from the U.S. team that played in the world basketball championships in Buenos Aires, but he traveled to the country anyway with the U.S. volleyball team, and joined the national B volleyball team that later toured Argentina.
In the basketball version of Texas A&M's 12th Man football custom, Kermit Davis Jr., the school's rookie basketball coach, presents the Sixth Man. Davis will have six walk-ons on the roster, one of whom will be in the starting lineup for each home game.... Circle Jan. 12 on the 1991 calender. That's the date of the first meeting between 7'6" BYU freshman Shawn Bradley and 7'2" senior Luc Longley of New Mexico. Sampson versus Ewing, it's not. But it'll be worth a look.... Let's call the Missouri- Illinois contest on Dec. 19 the what-might-have-been game.